Archive for January, 2019

How to Maintain the Health of Your Gums

Friday, January 25th, 2019
Schedule your next cleaning at Catonsville Dental Care today!

Schedule your next cleaning at Catonsville Dental Care today!

It is officially the new year and we have one more resolution to add to your list. It is so important to take care of your gums, not only to prevent gum disease but to ensure the health of your mouth altogether. Even if you are cavity-free, you are not necessarily immune to gum disease. Gum disease can start to develop when plaque builds up under and along the gumline. This can cause infections that can further lead to tooth decay. Plaque can also lead to gingivitis, which can make your gums inflamed, tender, red, swollen, and prone to bleeding. These things are totally preventable, however, so with a few tips and tricks, you can make sure your gums are as healthy as ever. (more…)

Simple Ways to Prevent Tooth Discoloration

Friday, January 18th, 2019
Flossing is just one way that you can maintain a beautiful smile!

Flossing is just one way that you can maintain a beautiful smile!

With the chill of winter, many of us are turning to hot beverages to help beat the cold. Hot drinks like coffee, tea, and hot chocolate are all perfect ways to warm up through the season, but they can also cause your teeth to become stained. Never fear, there are plenty of ways to enjoy your hot drinks without detracting from your smile! (more…)

Winter Weather and Tooth Sensitivity

Friday, January 11th, 2019
Winter Weather and Tooth Sensitivity

When this tooth encounters hot or cold liquids or food, it hurts!

If you have temperature sensitivity in your teeth, you probably know it. It happens when the enamel wears down or the gums recede, leaving part of the tooth exposed that is more sensitive. When this tooth encounters hot or cold liquids or food, it hurts! And unfortunately, it’s not just about food, especially this time of year. Winter weather can impact sensitive teeth too. (more…)

Dental Care Tips For Children

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
Dental Care Tips

Protect your children’s teeth with these dental care tips!

Establishing good dental hygiene in children is a tricky, but essential task. When your kids start with a strong foundation for their teeth care, they’ll be better prepared to continue treating their teeth well throughout their lives. Having great dental hygiene means more than just a pretty smile, there are a variety of issues that can stem from bad teeth, mainly if left untreated.

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